Warner Music IPO Suggests Streaming Price Increase

While Warner Music Group and now UMG’s announcements that they will file for an IPO are not especially surprising, indications in WMG’s filing that an increase in streaming prices could. Continue reading

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MON. BRIEF: WMG Surges • Music’s Brexit Fears • Cox Battles $1B Label Settlement • More

MONDAY 2.3.2020 • Music Business News From Across The Web Updated Continuously Under The More News Tab Above

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Warner Music Group Reports Solid Q4, Year

Warner Music Group Corp. today annnounced solid Q4 and full-year financial results for the periods ending September 30, 2019. Highlights incude: • Total revenue for the full year grew 11.7%. Continue reading

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Warner Music Group 2018 Revenue Tops $4B, Digital Up 20%

Warner Music Group reported  2018 revenue of $4 billion as part a quarterly and year end financial report on Thursday. It marked a 15 year high for the world's third. Continue reading

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WMG Launches Multi Million Dollar ‘Boost’ Fund

Warner Music Group has launched WMG Boost, a seed investment fund to support entrepreneurial growth and innovation in the music industry. The multimillion dollar fund will invest in early stage. Continue reading

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Court Approves $112M Spotify Artists Compensation Fund Settling Class Action Lawsuit

[UPDATED] The court has approved the settlement of combined class action lawsuits originally brought against Spotify for copyright infringement by musicians David Lowery and Melissa Ferrick. The settlement guarantees an. Continue reading

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Irving Azoff Calls Out ‘Liar’ Cohen, YouTube Over Payments

YouTube Global Head Of Music Lyor Cohen is making the media rounds touting the launch of YouTube Music as the dawning of new day for music discovery and promising bigger. Continue reading

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Amuse Raises $15.5M For Next Gen. Record Label, Free Music Distribution

[UPDATED] Next-generation record label and music distributor Amuse has raised a $15.5 million Series A round co-led by Lakestar and Raine.The company was founded in Stockholm by execs from Spotify,. Continue reading

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Spotify, Apple, Google, Amazon, Orchard, Deezer, Others Sued For Copyright Infringement

Sony, Apple, Amazon, Spotify, Google, Microsoft, Orchard, Deezer, Shazam, MediaNet, CD Universe and Saavn are being sued for copyright infringement by a South African musician.

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TOP POSTS: The Week’s Most Read Posts On Hypebot

The most popular articles from the pages of Hypebot this week delved into Warner Music's of a free Tunecore competitor, the top twenty social media tools for musicians, the reason. Continue reading

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